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Oral history interview with Mária Dúriančikova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.16 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0016

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Mária Dúriančikova, born in 1925 in Zvolen in Czechoslovakia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Zvolen, including her Jewish classmates; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the war; local collaborators who participated in the aryanization of Jewish owned buisnesses; the Hlinka Guard; the conversion of many Jews to Catholicism; local Jews who went into hiding; deportations of Jews; her marriage in 1944; the postwar return of Jews to the area; and the punishment of Hlinka Guard members after the war.

Interviewee
Mária Dúriančikova
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
2012 September 22  (interview)
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:44:20
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